Rbc Economics

Pretty Soon, This Could Be A 'Luxury' Home In Toronto Or Vancouver

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.29.2016 | Canada Business

Luxury. Yes. This.

B.C.'s Economy Doesn't Stack Up To The Rest Of Canada

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Business
Dermod Travis

Take a gander at the government's economic report cards and one thing becomes readily apparent: an almost virtual absence of inter-provincial comparisons. There's a good reason for that. Compared to Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, B.C. doesn't always stack up so well.

B.C.'s Housing Escalators: One Goes Up, One Goes Down

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

While everyone's been furiously pointing fingers at each other over Vancouver's skyrocketing house prices, little attention has been paid to the other side of most real estate transactions: the pay stub.

Housing Market Will Cool Down If Interest Rates Rise In 2015: RBC

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - RBC Economics says higher interest rates will put a strain on the Canadian housing market in 2015 and "substantially" moderate prices increa...

Cost Of Home Ownership Rises Again In Canada

CP | Posted 10.22.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The cost of home ownership in Canada rose for the second straight quarter, but recent global market and economic turmoil could actually help...

A Shift From Consumer To Corporations As Canada's Economic Driver

CP | Posted 08.09.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - Canada's economy will grow by 3.2 per cent this year, helped by high commodity prices and a continued recovery in the ...